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Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender and Culture

 
 
 
 
Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender and Culture
Author: Julia T. Wood
ISBN 13: 9780495794165
ISBN 10: 495794163
Edition: 9
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
List Price: $189.95
 
 

This text introduces undergraduates to the ways in which gender images of masculinity and femininity affect communication and the way we live. It reviews theories and research on relationships among gender, culture, and communication, overviews the history of women's and men's movements in the US, and examines gendered verbal and nonverbal communication. Gendered communication is examined in the family, schools, close relationships, organizations, and the media. This fifth edition contains expanded material on gender in non- Western culture and technology in communication. Wood teaches humanities and communication studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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This text introduces undergraduates to the ways in which gender images of masculinity and femininity affect communication and the way we live. It reviews theories and research on relationships among gender, culture, and communication, overviews the history of women's and men's movements in the US, and examines gendered verbal and nonverbal communication. Gendered communication is examined in the family, schools, close relationships, organizations, and the media. This fifth edition contains expanded material on gender in non- Western culture and technology in communication. Wood teaches humanities and communication studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)